Category: Young Athletes

Essex Success

Sportshall Regional Finals 2017 Well done to all the young athletes who competed in the Sportshall Regional Finals 2017 at Hatfield this weekend (Sun 12 Feb 2017) 50 Young athletes from around the county (10 from Thurrock), took part in a series of competitions over the last couple of months with the goal of being selected to represent Essex in the regionals finals. Those with the best scores were selected into the team. Numerous Thurrock Harrier athletes were eligible for team selection, all put on a red shirt to compete in various events on the day. U13g’s Funmi Adewole, U13b’s Jakub Kowalski, Tosin Olajide, jay Harris, Orhan Corek. U15g’s Ruby Bridger, Lola Omowanile  Funminiyi Olajide. U15b’s , Theo Adesina and Daniel Ogutuga.   It was a great atmosphere, as always! Results at the end of the competition were as follows: Overall Essex scores Under 11 girls 1st place! Under 11 boys 1st place! Under 13 girls 3rd place Under 13 boys 4th place Under 15 girls 2nd place Under 15 boys 4th place Best results in years, the Essex Team are definitely rising up the ranks very quickly, fast on the heels of the regional winners Norfolk! Congratulations to Thurrocks very own, Theo Adesina for coming 1st place overall in his age group, winning the U15 Male All-rounder champion competition, which now means he qualifies for the National Final in March. Fellow Essex athlete Mia Chantree U15g ,from Chelmsford  also won...

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London Indoor Games at Lee Valley

At the London Indoor Games at Lee Valley this weekend U15b Jakub Kowalski achieved two PBs on Sunday, running the 60m’s in 8.80s and the 200m’s in 29.8s. U15g Ruby Bridger ran a fantastic race in the 60m hurdles, gaining a PB time of 9.23s, she threw a SB 8.50m in the shot and jumped a new PB of 5.03m in the Long jump. Sola Taiwo gained SBs in both her events running the 60m hurdles in 9.75m and jumping 4.68m in the Long jump. Fellow U15g Leisha Hunt had a busy day, throwing 8.50m in the Shot and went on to gain SBs in all her events, running the 200m in 28.12s, the 300m in 45.16m, jumped 4.78m’s in the Long Jump. Tolani Odumosu obtained a new 8.86s pb in U17w 60m race. Gbenga Adewole achieved 4th in the U15b Shot with a PB of 5.71m, in the 60m he obtained his second pb in two weeks with a time of 9.25s and another in the 200m with a PB time of 31.0s, while Funmi Adewole Obtained a SB in the Long Jump with a jump of 3.87m and another in the 60m with 8.79s, again she has PB’d twice in two weeks. Kendrea Nwaelene gained a SB in the 60m race with a time of 8.05s and came 4th in the Long Jump with a SB jump of 5.17m....

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SEAA Press report 16th Jan

South of England Indoor Champs U20/Seniors at Lee Valley. U20 Men: Yinka Sodipo came 4th in the semi final of the 60m sprint with a PB time of 7.11 secs. Nweike Nwabude also made the semi final of the 60m sprint coming 5th. Gaining a PB in the Heats with a time of 7.12s. Senior Women: Toyin Olufemi came 5th in heats with a PB time of 8.56secs in the 60m sprint. Kendrea Nwaelene competed last week in the S of Eng U17. Her performances were 3rd in the Triple Jump with a jump 11.16m gaining a Bronze Medal and came 5th in the Long Jump with a jump of 4.97m. Claire...

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Medals for Theo at the Four Nations international school Combined events

Thurrock Harrier athlete – Theo Adesina took part in Four nations international school Combined events at Dublin Ireland in Saturday The England team won the competition gaining Gold and a new record of 10311  points. Thei gained a silver medal with a total pb point of 3420. Pb in 200m 23.33 and hurdles 8.71. Throw 12.23m in shot put and 6.49m in long jump and a equal pb in 800m of a time of...

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Sportshall Athletics @ Melbourne Park

Over 90 young athletes from over Essex took part in the first of this year’s Sportshall competition at Melbourne Park Chelmsford. 15 Of them represented Thurrock in events such as Linear shot, standing long jump and lap events. Athletes competing U11g – Hayleigh Ashworth, Shannon Beveridge and Taiwat Owusho. U13g – Funmi Adewole, Scarlett Carter and Oluwatunmise Abbas U15g – Ruby Bridger and Leisha Hunt U11b – Ryan Ashworth U13b – Jakub Kowalski, Jay Harris and Orhan Corek U15b – Theo Adesina, Daniel Ogutuga and Gbenga Adewole Highlights U15g Ruby Bridger placed 1st in the 4 lap race, 2nd in standing long jump and came 3rd in linear shot. Leisha hunt placed 3rd in the 4 lap race and vertical jump. U13g Funmi Adewole placed 1st in 2 lap race heat and 3rd in standing Long Jump. Oluwatunmise Abbas placed 1st in Standing Triple Jump with a strong jump of 7.30m, she also came 1st in her 2 lap race heat with a time of 23.2s, the fastest of the day. U15b Theo Adesina had a 5 second head in the 4 lap race with a time of 45.3s coming 1st, he also came 1st in standing triple jump with a jump of 8.48m, 1st in linear shot with a whopping throw of 10.50m. Gbenga Adewole placed 4th in linear shot, 2nd in standing Long Jump. Daniel Ogutuga placed 1st in his 2 lap race, 1st in standing Long jump with a jump of 2.36m and 2nd...

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Thurs U11 Only 4.30 - 6pm

Thurs 6pm - 8pm

Sun 10.30am - 12 midday

EYAL 2017

07 MayThurrockRM16 2QT
04 JunCambridgeCB1 2EH
02 JulIpswichIP4 3DJ
30 JulWareSG12 0UG
13 AugLea ValleyN9 0AR

SAL 2017

15 AprThurrockRM16 2QT
21 MayKings LynnPE30 2NB
17 JunCroydonSE25 4QL
08 JulThurrockRM16 2QT
19 AugTonbridgeTN10 3AD

EMAC T&F 2017

3rd MayThurrock
7th JuneSouthend
5th JulyChelmsford
26th JulyIpswich

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